Local Government

How Local Government Works

The Three Branches of Local Government

  • Mayor
  • City Council
  • Courts

How Local Government Helps Us

  • Protects us with police and fire departments
  • Provides parks
  • Keeps city clean with trash pick-up
  • Takes care of roads

Who Pays for the Local Government?

The people do! We pay taxes that help pay for all the services the city provides.